Originally from Nebraska, Christine graduated from Lincoln East High School before receiving a BFA in Screenwriting from the University of Southern California’s Cinematic Arts program. She also holds a Masters degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University.
With more than 70 screenwriting credits, Christine has been writing for television for almost two decades. Her TV movies have aired on Showtime, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network, Hallmark, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Fox, and UPtv. For a complete list of titles, see her IMDB page.
Christine has directed four feature-length films. The Bride He Bought Online (aka Flirting with Madness), which she also penned, premiered on Lifetime in 2015. She then directed Killer Mom, also for Lifetime and went on to direct the Christmas movie she wrote, 12 Days of Giving, which aired on UPtv in December 2017. More recently, she directed the rom-com Parked for Love, due to be released in late 2021.
Christine has produced more than 30 feature films for television.
As a YA author, Christine’s first thriller novel in the ‘at 17’ series, Missing at 17, hit bookshelves on May 1, 2018. Her second book, Pregnant at 17 was published on June 5, 2018. And her third, Murdered at 17 became available July 3, 2018. All three books are novelizations of the popular ‘at 17’ franchise on Lifetime Network. The series is published by HarperCollins.
When not on location, Christine acts as a screenplay consultant for individuals and companies.
Christine routinely speaks at writing conferences and workshops across the U.S. and Canada. To book Christine for your conference, contact her.
Christine has three webinars, available at the Writers Store. They are: Creating Strong Female Characters, Writing and Selling a TV Movie, and Adding Suspense to Your Screenplays.
She also offers informational videos on various aspects of screenwriting through FilmCourage.com.